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the old parachute ride, complainer becomes an obamacare supporterinkblueskyConey Island (Parachute Jump)The thirteenth labor of Hercules

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 13:45:25 +0000

Coney Island (Parachute Jump). Gelatin silver photograph, 1969.  By  Stephen Salmieri. Like some of the other steel structures that made their way to Coney Island, the Parachute Jump originated begin life as a ride at a fair, in this case, the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Obamacare “victim” now says loss of previous health plan may be “a […](image)

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the storm, an emily dickinson manuscript, six ways conservatives just don’t get itinkbluesky

Fri, 25 Oct 2013 13:10:29 +0000

The Storm, 1946. By Grace Arnold Albee, American, 1890-1995. Wood engraving on paper. Ghost-Hunters and Psychical Research in Interwar England. It sounds quaint, but they took it rather seriously for a number of years. Science or something resembling science was going to break through to the ethereal  plain. The hand written manuscript of the Emily […](image)

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winged griffin sculpture, spanking and impact on vocabularyinkbluesky

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:36:28 +0000

Winged Griffin Nibbling on Sacred Tree, 8th-7th century BC (Neo-Assyrian). Levantine origins. Ivory & Bone.   If you’re a blogger, especially one with comments and you do not want to piss off your regular visitors, you do not write about two things, religion or how to raise children. Since I have been blogging long enough […](image)

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the mouse gnaws the net imprisoning the dovesinkbluesky

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:13:21 +0000

“The Mouse Gnaws the Net Imprisoning the Doves”, Folio from a Kalila wa Dimna. 18th century. Origins of this version: Egypt or Syria culture. Ink and opaque watercolor on paper. This is part of an allegorical fable. Climate change increased the number of deaths The increased temperatures caused by ongoing climate change in Stockholm, Sweden […](image)

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